Christof Sparr - NCCR MSE

Christof Sparr

Department of Chemistry, University of Basel

Project Leader


Z. Jončev, C. Sparr “Atroposelective Arene-Forming Alkene Metathesis“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022. [DOI]
T. A. Schmidt, C. Sparr “Photocatalytic deracemisation of cobalt(iii) complexes with fourfold stereogenicity“ Chem. Commun. 2022. [DOI]
J. Dong, A. Ostertag, C. Sparr “o-Quinodimethane Atropisomers: Enantioselective Synthesis and Stereospecific Transformation“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022. [DOI]
X. Wu, C. Sparr “Retrosynthetic polyketide disconnections for unnatural aromatics“ Trends Chem. 2022. [DOI]
X. Wu, C. Sparr “Stereoselective Synthesis of Atropisomeric Acridinium Salts by the Catalyst-Controlled Cyclization of ortho-Quinone Methide Iminiums“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022. [DOI]
D. Moser, C. Sparr “Synthesis of Atropisomeric Two-Axis Systems by the Catalyst-Controlled syn- and anti-Selective Arene-Forming Aldol Condensation“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022. [DOI]
X. Wu, J. Malinčík, A. Prescimone, C. Sparr “X-Ray Crystallographic Studies of Quasi-Racemates for Absolute Configuration Determinations“ Helv. Chim. Acta 2022. [DOI]
T. A. Schmidt, C. Sparr “Catalyst-Controlled Stereoselective Barton–Kellogg Olefination“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021. [DOI]
D. Scherrer, D. Vogel, U. Drechsler, A. Olziersky, C. SparrM. MayorE. Lörtscher “Monitoring Solid-phase Reactions in Self-assembled Monolayers by Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021. [DOI]
D. Moser, A. Castrogiovanni, D. Lotter, R. M. Witzig, V. C. Fäseke, F. C. Raps, C. Sparr “Catalytic Cascade Reactions Inspired by Polyketide Biosynthesis“ Chimia 2020. [DOI]
F. C. Raps, V. C. Fäseke, D. Häussinger, C. Sparr “Catalyst-Controlled Transannular Polyketide Cyclization Cascades: Selective Folding of Macrocyclic Polyketides“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020. [DOI]
A. Castrogiovanni, D. Lotter, F. R. Bissegger, C. Sparr “JoyaPhos: An Atropisomeric Teraryl Monophosphine Ligand“ Chem. Eur. J. 2020. [DOI]
B. Zilate, C. Fischer, C. Sparr “Design and application of aminoacridinium organophotoredox catalysts“ Chem. Commun. 2020. [DOI]
V. C. Fäseke, F. C. Raps, C. Sparr “Polyketide Cyclizations for the Synthesis of Polyaromatics“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019. [DOI]
C. Fischer, C. Kerzig, B. Zilate, O. WengerC. Sparr “Modulation of Acridinium Organophotoredox Catalysts Guided by Photophysical Studies“ ACS Catal. 2019. [DOI]
A. Castrogiovanni, P. Herr, X. Guo, C. Larsen, C. SparrO. Wenger “Shortcuts for Electron-Transfer through the Secondary Structure of Helical Oligo-1,2-naphthylenes“ Chem. Eur. J. 2019. [DOI]
R. M. Witzig, C. Sparr “Synthesis of Enantioenriched Tetra-ortho-3,3′-substituted Biaryls by Small-Molecule-Catalyzed Noncanonical Polyketide Cyclizations“ Synlett 2019. [DOI]
R. M. Witzig, V. C. Fäseke, D. Häussinger, C. Sparr “Atroposelective synthesis of tetra-ortho-substituted biaryls by catalyst-controlled non-canonical polyketide cyclizations“ Nat. Catal. 2019. [DOI]
D. Kaldre, F. Gallou, C. Sparr, M. Parmentier “Interface-rich Aqueous Systems for Sustainable Chemical Synthesis“ Chimia 2019, 73:714-19. [DOI]
M. Jakobi, F. Gallou, C. Sparr, M. Parmentier “A General Protocol for Robust Sonogashira Reactions in Micellar Medium“ Helv. Chim. Acta 2019. [DOI]
C. Fischer, C. Sparr “Synthesis of 1,5-bifunctional organolithium reagents by a double directed ortho-metalation: Direct transformation of esters into 1,8-dimethoxy-acridinium salts“ Tetrahedron 2018, 74:5486-5493. [DOI]
M. Grogg, D. Hilvert, M. Ebert, A. K. Beck, D. Seebach, F. Kurth, P. DittrichC. Sparr, S. Wittlin, M. Rottmann, P. Mäser “Cell Penetration, Herbicidal Activity, and in-vivo-Toxicity of Oligo-Arginine Derivatives and of Novel Guanidinium-Rich Compounds Derived from the Biopolymer Cyanophycin“ Helv. Chim. Acta 2018. [DOI]
C. Fischer, C. Sparr “Configurationally Stable Atropisomeric Acridinium Fluorophores“ Synlett 2018. [DOI]
A. Link, C. Sparr “Remote Central‐to‐Axial Chirality Conversion: Direct Atroposelective Ester to Biaryl Transformation“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018. [DOI]
D. Lotter, A. Castrogiovanni, M. Neuburger, C. Sparr “Catalyst-Controlled Stereodivergent Synthesis of Atropisomeric Multiaxis Systems“ ACS Cent. Sci. 2018. [DOI]
A. Link, C. Sparr “Stereoselective arene formation“ Chem. Soc. Rev. 2018. [DOI]
B. Zilate, A. Castrogiovanni, C. Sparr “Catalyst-Controlled Stereoselective Synthesis of Atropisomers“ ACS Catalysis 2018. [DOI]
C. Fischer, C. Sparr “Direkte Umwandlung von Estern in Heterocyclische Fluorophore“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017. [DOI]